The Environmental Science program at Berry College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2017. Primary teaching responsibilities include an introductory environmental science course, Case Studies in Environmental Science, a lower-level course in Environmental Chemistry, and an upper-level elective course in the candidate's area of expertise. The successful candidate will establish a strong research program involving undergraduate students, ideally utilizing the natural resources on our vast and ecologically diverse campus. In addition to a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, the successful candidate should possess a strong interest in service and mentoring students in a residential college environment. Located on more than 27,000 acres in northwest Georgia in a setting of great natural beauty, Berry College provides an integrated education that unites a challenging academic program with great opportunities for spiritual and moral growth, work experience, and significant service to others.
Applicants are expected to hold a doctorate in Environmental Science or a related field, and postdoctoral experience is preferred. An interest in sustainability in the context of a small college is desirable.
Candidates should submit a complete application that includes: a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy and a statement of proposed research that is feasible in an undergraduate college environment. In addition, candidates should arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to Dr. Alice Suroviec; Search Committee Chair, Department of Chemistry; P.O. Box 495016; Mount Berry, GA 30149 or via email to [log in to unmask] Applicants who are ABD should include documentation that their degree requirements will be completed by August 2017. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
Zachary P. Taylor, Ph.D.
Environmental Science Program
PO Box 490430
Mt. Berry, GA 30149-0430